Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Rum Cocktails

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Kate Perry

In this cocktail by Kate Perry, the general manager at Seattle’s iconic rum bar Rumba, spiced rum plays with bold flavors.

This recipe originally appeared as part of “The Next Generation of Spiced Rum Will Make You a Believer.”


  • 1 dash Absinthe
  • 2 oz Spiced rum
  • 3/4 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 oz Passion fruit juice
  • 1/4 oz Falernum
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: Smoked star anise
  • Garnish: Metal straw


  1. Rinse a rocks glass with a dash of absinthe and set aside.

  2. Add the rum, lime juice, passion fruit juice and falernum into a shaker with ice, and shake well.

  3. Strain into the prepared glass over crushed ice.

  4. Garnish with 2 dashes of the bitters, a smoked star anise (or a mint crown) and a metal straw.